Windows 8 - start screen tiles are black after waking from sleep

Recently installed Windows 8 Pro x 64. Whenever I have wake my computer from sleep and go to the home screen all the tiles are black, and the upper right corner where it shows my login and my avatar is missing. The rest start screen works as expected, and hovering just mouse over the tiles (or allowing the more alive to receive an update) will have show correctly.

I was running the pre-release of windows 8 without this problem.

My pc is completely up to date with drivers.

Data sheet:

I7 920

Gigabyte ex-58-extreme (bios f12)

2 x nvidia geforce gtx 580 in sli (310.97 driver whql)

Samsung 840 pro 256 GB ssd (windows disk)

2 x wd caviar black 2 TB

Creative xfi titanium hd (newest driver 3_00_2004)

Between the previews and update windows 8 retail I made a few changes, the only hardware change is the addition of the samsung SSD (previously on a wd raptor drive). The pilot 310.97 nvidia is also new, I was using an older version before.

I couldn't find anyone else with this issue a web search or a search here.

Anyone able to shed some light on this?

Screenshot:! 107


I solved this problem by updating the video card drivers. I lived this question about the version of the nvidia geforce 310.97 driver, but upgrading to 313.96 has solved the problem.

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